Edward Phillips

Edward Phillips

Edward Phillips

Colonel Edward Phillips was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1953. His first duty assignment was New Equipment Training Division, Member Introduction Team, M-41 Tank, Ordnance Tank-Automotive Command, Detroit, Michigan. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant Adjutant, Ordnance Tank-Automotive Command; Executive Officer-Shop Officer, Company A, 725th Ordnance Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Technical Supply Officer, Company B. 725th Ordnance Battalion; Adjutant, Savanna Ordnance Depot, Savanna, Illinois; Senior Ordnance Advisor, U.S. Army Advisor Group (NG), Richmond, Virginia; Senior Ordnance Advisor, Group Adjutant Bn Operations Officer, U.S. Army Advisor GP (NG), Richmond, Virginia; Senior Ordnance Advisor, First Corps Advisory Team, Vietnam; Maintenance Research Analysts, Chief Quantitative and Quantitative Personnel Requirements, USA Combat Developments Command, Maintenance Agency, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Commanding Officer, 303d Maintenance Battalion, Germany; Commanding Officer, 79th Maintenance Battalion, Vietnam; Chairman, Logistics Support and Services Committee, U.S. Army Logistics Management Center, Fort Lee, Virginia; Commanding Officer, 24th Infantry Division Support Command, Fort Stewart, Georgia. | Military schools attended include: Automotive Repair Officer Course, Career Course, Command and General Staff College, Industrial College of the Armed Forces. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal w/ V Device and w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, ARCOM, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1977

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00840